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Multiples: Fill in the Ascending Sequence

In this worksheet, students fill in the missing numbers of a sequence by first working out the rule.

'Multiples: Fill in the Ascending Sequence' worksheet

Key stage:  KS 2

Curriculum topic:   Maths and Numerical Reasoning

Curriculum subtopic:   Sequences

Difficulty level:  

Worksheet Overview

In this worksheet, you must fill in the missing numbers in the given sequences.

 

Example

Fill in the missing numbers in this sequence.

? 28 39 50 ?

 

Answer

Look for clues from neighbouring terms to work out the rule.

Here 50 - 39  and 39 - 28  both equal 11.

This means that the rule for the sequence is that each term goes up by 11.

The first term will be 28 - 11 = 17.

The last term will be 50 + 11 = 61

 

17 28 39 50 61

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